As the new range of processors like Core i7-970 hexa-core and i5-760 quad core CPU entering the market, there is a big price cut for some type of older CPU model.
Namely the Core i7-870 that has a massive $268 slashed down and Xeon X3470 that has dropped from $589 to $328. This is an impressive deal for those who have long aiming to buy the CPU. However, the newer CPU version is not that expensive too! Especially the Core i5-760 that fall under $205 only. Enthusiast gamers who have a strict budget can now build a powerful gaming PC based on LGA 1156 system.
Also, Server owner might raving upon the Xeon X3470 that has massive $261 price drop. Making a Xeon-powered server is not as expensive as in the past.